RUT is an abbreviation for Cleaning, Maintenance and Laundry. The term square deduction is used to describe the possibility of tax deductions for housework. Examples of services are cleaning, babysitting and gardening. Deductions are given only for labor costs.
EXTENDED ROUTE SERVICES FROM 1 JANUARY 2017
As of the first of January 2017, the number of services for the box deduction has been increased. The new rules mean that repair and maintenance of white goods in the home gives the right to a box deduction. The box deduction also applies to those who live in a tenancy, provided that the tenant pays for the repair himself.
Services covered are repair and maintenance of:
Stove, oven microwave
Fridge, freezer, dishwasher
Washing machine, dryer, drying cabinet, lack
Kitchen fan, cooker hood